Live updates: Public memorial for late Green MP Fa'anānā Efeso Collins

Family, friends, politicians and supporters have gathered in south Auckland for the public memorial for the late Green MP Fa'anānā Efeso Collins.  

Collins, 49, died suddenly last week after he collapsed during a charity event in Auckland. A public service celebrating his life is being held at Due Drop Events Centre in Manukau at midday on Thursday. 

Newshub will livestream the service in the video above but you can follow along in the blog below.